Notice of Temporary Closure
The Bank of Canada Museum remains closed due to COVID-19. Our museum experience is highly interactive, and our top priority is the safety of our staff and visitors. We look forward to welcoming you again once it is safe for us to reopen.


Have fun learning about the economy and financial system with these kid-friendly activities.


Grade levels

April 3, 2020

Avatar Market

Practice making financial decisions by buying clothing and accessories for avatar puppets.
June 24, 2020

Colouring Time!

Let your creativity shine with these colouring sheets.
November 23, 2020

Making Sense of Currencies

Use this activity sheet to practice converting exchange rates.
April 15, 2020

Money Slime

Use slime to learn how to recognize and count coins.
October 21, 2021

Needs or wants? That is the question!

Do you need it, or do you want it? That’s an important question to ask before buying anything. This activity is designed to teach kids how to prioritize their needs and wants, and how to make informed choices when shopping.
April 28, 2020

Piggy Bank

Practice saving money with this fun piggy bank craft.
June 15, 2021

Pirate treasure

Have fun making pirate coins based on historical examples from our collection and create your very own treasure chest.
November 27, 2020

Printable Play Money

A collage of cartoon characters, paper play money, pencils and scissors.
Practise counting and exchanging coins and bank notes with our printable play money.
May 5, 2020

Thank You Coupons

Exchange goods and services by creating a special gift for a loved one.
July 7, 2020

The Art of Guilloche

Explore the art of guilloche. This technique was used to make symmetrical patterns on Canadian bank notes.
October 28, 2020

The Economics of Suppertime

Make grocery shopping an economic lesson by helping your kids prepare a meal plan, and shop for ingredients based on a budget.

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